Israeli Military

  • Israeli military says shot down Syrian warplane over Golan Heights 10 hours 21 minutes ago

    Jerusalem: Israel's military said it shot down a Syrian warplane over the Golan Heights on Tuesday. A Patriot missile intercepted the aircraft after it flew into Israeli-controlled airspace over the Golan, a military spokesman said. Israeli media reports identified the aircraft as a MiG-21. The spokesman said it was a "fighter...
  • Israeli PM orders ground offensive in Gaza: official statement July 18, 2014

    Jerusalem:Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday instructed the military to begin a ground offensive in Gaza, an official statement from his office said. Gaza residents reported heavy artillery and naval shelling and helicopter fire along the Gaza border. "The prime minister and defence minister have instructed the IDF to begin a...
  • India, Russia sign Rs 2,600 crore deal for anti-tank ammunition March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: India has signed a deal worth over Rs 2,600 crore with Russia to procure 66,000 anti-tank shells to meet the shortfall of critical ammunition faced by its armoured fleet including the latest T-90 tanks. The two sides signed the deal on March 27 for the supply of anti-tank...
  • Israeli military confirms air attack on Gaza October 28, 2013

    The Israeli military confirmed on Monday its air strikes on targets in the Gaza Strip following rockets and mortars fired from Gaza into Israel earlier on Monday. "In response to the numerous rockets and mortars launched at Israel in the past 24 hours, Israel Air Force aircraft targeted two concealed rocket...
  • Israel army unveils new cyber defence unit July 9, 2013

    Jerusalem: The Israeli military has offered a peek into one of its most secretive bases, which houses a newly established unit tasked with defending its own networks against mounting cyberspace attacks. Teams of programmers and computer experts, aged 1822, man the "Cyber War Room," situated at an undisclosed site in central...
  • NATO needs plan for Syrian chemical weapons, says Kerry April 24, 2013

    Brussels: US Secretary of State John Kerry urged NATO on Tuesday to prepare for the possible use of chemical weapons by Syria on the same day that a senior Israeli military intelligence official said Syrian President Bashar Assad had used such weapons in March 2013 in his battle against insurgents. It...
  • Scam in defence deals: India blacklists seven companies June 5, 2009

    New Delhi: India has blacklisted seven defence companies, including Israeli Military Industries and three Indian companies, figuring in a corruption case filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation and has "put on hold" all the deals with them. "Taking a tough stand against corruption, Defence Minister AK Antony has directed all...